Image:PTForsyth.jpg|thumb|right|200px|P. T. Forsyth.
'''Peter Taylor Forsyth''', also known as '''P. T. Forsyth''', (1848–1921) was a Scottish theologian
The son of a postman, Forsyth studied at the University of Aberdeen
and then in University of Göttingen|Göttingen
(under Albrecht Ritschl
). He was ordained into the Congregational church|Congregational Minister of religion|ministry
and served churches as pastor at Bradford, Manchester, Leicester and Cambridge, before becoming Principal of Hackney Academy (later Hackney College)|Hackney College, London
(later subsumed into the University of London
) in 1901.
An early interest in critical theology
made him suspect to some more 'orthodox' Christians. However, he increasingly came to the conclusion that Liberal Christianity|liberal theology
failed to account adequately for the moral problem of the guilty conscience
. This led him to a moral crisis...